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September events

Local softball team looking for teams to play against

JONESVILLE — True Survivors softball team is looking for several different softball teams which are willing to compete non-competitively for the fun of the game. The team is looking for more than one team that can play on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, or Saturdays in the Jonesville area. Participants can be men and women, but they must be ages 18 and older. Contact the team captain, Dean Lambert, at 336-835-3952 with any questions or concerns.

Race More for Macemore

YADKINVILLE — The annual Race More for Macemore 5K run/walk will be held on Sept. 7 at Collide Church in Yadkinville. The walk/run will begin at 9 a.m. and will go through downtown Yadkinville. This event honors Austin Macemore, who died at the age of 19 after a courageous race against cancer. On his inspirational legacy and passionate spirit to help others, Big A Ministries was founded. His ministry supports others battling serious health conditions, missions, the YMCA, athletics and scholarships for local college bound students. To register, go to http://www.active.com/yadkinville-nc/running/distance-running-races/race-more-for-macemore-2016.

Shrine Club golf tournament

The Elkin Jonesville Shrine Club will hold its annual golf tournament at Silo Run Golf Club in Boonville on Sept. 30. Tee time is set for 1 p.m. The tournament will be a four-player captain’s choice format. Entry fee is $240 per team ($60 per player), with cash prizes for the winning teams plus closest to pin and most accurate drive prizes. Lunch will be served for players from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Entry deadline is Sept. 23 at 5 p.m. For more information or to register, contact John Day, tournament chair, at 828-477-4031.

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